• VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea

    VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska

    VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler

    VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Atlantic Titan – 27-metre crab and demersal fish trawler

    VESSEL REVIEW | Atlantic Titan – 27-metre crab and demersal fish trawler

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ada Clara – Ultra-luxurious multi-role fishing vessel for Western Australia

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ada Clara – Ultra-luxurious multi-role fishing vessel for Western Australia

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Atlantic Titan – 27-metre crab and demersal fish trawler
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ada Clara – Ultra-luxurious multi-role fishing vessel for Western Australia
COLUMN | Fish auctions: an ancient solution for modern times

COLUMN | Fish auctions: an ancient solution for modern times

By Alan Haig-Brown

Commercial fishing is an industry rooted in tradition. The Fish Mammas of Ghana are honoured for the generations that they have acted as the rightful middlemen between the canoe borne fishermen and the public or retail markets. In Chennai, India, graceful rafts bring catches ashore from anchored boats. Designated woman ..

FEATURE | Illegal Chinese fishing – Argentina pushes back

FEATURE | Illegal Chinese fishing – Argentina pushes back

By Trevor Hollingsbee

Doctor Manuel Mantilla On March 2, the 1,000-tonne, Spanish-built patrol ship Doctor Manuel Mantilla, of Argentina’s paramilitary maritime force, the Prefectura Naval Argentina (PNA), opened fire with its 40mm cannon on the Chinese fishing boat Hua Xiang 801, which was operating within Argentina’ s Exclusive Economic ..

COLUMN | Fishing for big data [Aft Lines]

COLUMN | Fishing for big data [Aft Lines]

By Aft Lines

As regular, long time readers may realise I have a bit of a soft spot for the commercial fishing industry. And, no, that soft spot is not my stomach as a result of over-indulgence on fish and chips. Thanks for noticing and pointing that out though. To be honest I’m not sure where it comes from (the interest, not my ..

FEATURE | Fisheries and Brexit – a slippery affair

FEATURE | Fisheries and Brexit – a slippery affair

By Martin Gellermann

Despite accounting for a mere 0.12 per cent of the UK’s overall economic output, fisheries is one of the most contentious issues in the Brexit jumble. Highly politicised, negotiations on the future fisheries regime could tarnish the overall outcome of British departure from the EU. At the heart of the dispute is the ..

COLUMN | Don’t shoot the designer [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Don’t shoot the designer [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

Ship design, we were brought up to believe is a matter of compromise – and lots of them! A shipowner, who, after all, is paying for the thing, requires a ship that can carry enormous quantities of cargo, has a miniscule thirst for fuel and can be manned by very few seafarers who don’t eat very much. And it must be ..

FEATURE | China’s assault on South China Sea fisheries: doing the maths

FEATURE | China’s assault on South China Sea fisheries: doing the maths

By Greg Austin

On January 9, 2019, the director of the Asian Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, Gregory B. Poling, reported on China’s undocumented fishing activities in the South China Sea, suggesting that the area was being seriously overfished. The article ..

Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

Schottel has delivered propulsion units for two 81-metre road ferries to Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Each of the newly built vessels ordered by Canadian operator BC ..